Binghamton University

Binghamton University Data & Information Overview

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How Well Is Binghamton University Ranked?

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2023 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

Binghamton University was awarded 505 badges in the 2023 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is language translation.

Overall Quality

Binghamton University is ranked #180 out of 2,241 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2023 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation. This is an improvement over the previous year, when Binghamton University held the #188 spot on the Best Overall Colleges list.

Out of the 143 colleges in New York, Binghamton University is ranked at #18.

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Is It Hard to Get Into Binghamton University?

Acceptance Rate

Binghamton University has an acceptance rate of 43%, which means the school is serious about who it admits. Take your time in putting together a strong application that highlights why you are a good fit for Binghamton University.

Average Test Scores

About 99% of students accepted to Binghamton University submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 640 and 710. Math scores were between 650 and 740.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for Binghamton University  ( 640 to 710 )
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SAT Math Scores for Binghamton University  ( 650 to 740 )
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Binghamton University received ACT scores from 31% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 29 and 32.

ACT Composite Scores for Binghamton University  ( 29 to 32 )
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Binghamton University Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used as a measure to gauge how much access students will have to their professors - the lower the number, the better. At Binghamton University, this rate is 19 to 1, which is high when compared to the national average of 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at Binghamton University is 73%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  73 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at Binghamton University

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 92% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like Binghamton University enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  92 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At Binghamton University the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 72%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  72 out of 100
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Find out more about the retention and graduation rates at Binghamton University.

Binghamton University Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 14,333 undergraduates at Binghamton University with 13,889 being full-time and 444 being part-time.

How Much Does Binghamton University Cost?

The overall average net price of Binghamton University is $20,703. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for Binghamton University

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$13,380 $16,323 $21,423 $22,259 $26,047

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of Binghamton University, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At Binghamton University, approximately 48% of students took out student loans averaging $7,630 a year. That adds up to $30,520 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at Binghamton University is 1.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

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How Much Money Do Binghamton University Graduates Make?

The pay for some majors is higher than others, but on average, students who graduate with a bachelor's degree from Binghamton University make about $72,980 a year during their first few years of employment after graduation. This is good news for future Binghamton University graduates since it is 72% more than the average college graduate's salary of $42,485 per year.

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See which majors at Binghamton University make the most money.

Location of Binghamton University

Binghamton University is a public institution located in Vestal, New York. Binghamton University is located in a safe and convenient suburb.

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Contact details for Binghamton University are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 4400 Vestal Parkway East, Vestal, NY 13850-6000
Phone: 607-777-2000
Website: www.binghamton.edu/
Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Binghamton-NY/Binghamton-University/51791915551
Twitter: http://twitter.com/binghamtonu

Binghamton University Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 70 majors graduated from Binghamton University. Of these students, 4,004 received undergraduate degrees and 1,501 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
General Psychology 341 $30,317
Economics 337 $44,831
General Biology 319 $22,816
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 258 $20,852
Nursing 193 $69,111
Mathematics 178 $40,844
Accounting 173 $63,784
Human Development & Family Studies 169 $31,262
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 154 $31,885
Political Science & Government 145 $37,730

Learn more about the majors offered at Binghamton University along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at Binghamton University

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2019-2020, 16,275 students took at least one online class at Binghamton University. This is an increase from the 1,052 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2019-2020 16,275 5,478
2018-2019 1,052 110
2017-2018 890 121
2016-2017 640 92
2015-2016 1,152 150

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

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